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Deep Learning and Machine Intelligence

| March 12, 2017
Deep Learning and Machine Intelligence

By Whitney L. Jackson CHICAGO—The overarching theme of RSNA 2016 has been deep learning and machine intelligence. Both are designed to help you with your workflow and ability to provide optimal patient care. But, questions still exist about what these tools are and how you can implement them. To answer this question, Vlado Menkovski, a former […]

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Managing IoT medical devices poses challenges for IT

| January 15, 2017
Managing IoT medical devices poses challenges for IT

By Reda Chouffani  Connected devices have become a prevalent phenomenon in the consumer space and have made their way into healthcare. With the need to capture patient health data and provide different capabilities for hospital staff, health IT has seen an increase in demand for the Internet of Things. But IT professionals still remain cautious […]

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2017 Healthcare Trends Forecast

| December 28, 2016
2017 Healthcare Trends Forecast

December 28, 2016 at 1:00 PM– Spok Leaders Weigh In Back in 2001, the Institute of Medicine published a landmark report, Crossing the Quality Chasm, which included a framework of 10 “simple” rules for healthcare redesign in the 21st century. The framework included directives like “Knowledge is shared and information flows freely,” and “Clinicians and […]

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AI In Healthcare: Deals To Startups On Track For 5-Year Annual High

| November 30, 2016
AI In Healthcare: Deals To Startups On Track For 5-Year Annual High

2016 is poised to be an important year for AI companies focused specifically on healthcare. Deals to startups using machine learning to solve healthcare-related problems increased by nearly 60% in 2015, and are projected to reach another record annual high this year — with 50 deals already recorded as of 08/30/16. Still, while 2015 saw […]

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12 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Health Care

| September 14, 2016
12 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Health Care

September 14, 2016 David Ollier Weber You may be familiar with the name Robert Wachter, M.D. He’s written six books and hundreds of journal articles; he chairs the department of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco; and he’s a leading advocate for patient safety. One health care magazine this year anointed him the […]

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The Internet of Health Things Forecast $117B in 2020

| August 29, 2016
The Internet of Health Things Forecast $117B in 2020

The Internet of Health Things has become a catchphrase for everything from self-­driving cars to tiny sensors we swallow like pills. Regardless of the hype, the next wave of innovation will clearly leverage connectivity and the Internet deeply and in ways never before possible. From a practical standpoint, this means millions of new “Internet of […]

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Addition of Endpoints Impedes Healthcare Cybersecurity

| July 22, 2016
Addition of Endpoints Impedes Healthcare Cybersecurity

Scott Wallask, Editorial Director, SearchHealthIT When i think of healthcare information security for endpoints in hospitals, my mind usually wanders to my own technological setup at home. I’ve got a work laptop, personal laptop, TV streaming stick, smartphone and DVD player all connected to my wireless network. Sometimes visitors hook their phones into the wireless […]

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Health tech devices that are changing healthcare and wellness for the better

| June 15, 2016
Health tech devices that are changing healthcare and wellness for the better

Health technology has been advancing in leaps and bounds over the last two to three decades. Buoyed by the same technological era that brought us the Smartphone, healthcare gadgets are quickly becoming important personal devices. As health technology gets better, we are seeing new health devices with more advanced features, far more accurate sensors and […]

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